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Man charged in Kingsport CVS robbery

Published On: Mar 11 2013 04:51:44 PM CDT
03-11-13_Curtis Milburn Cox
KINGSPORT, Tenn. -

Kingsport police arrested a suspect Monday afternoon following a weekend pharmacy robbery.

It happened Sunday at the CVS on Memorial Boulevard. Click here to read the previous story.

Authorities say the robber walked in to the pharmacy with his hands in his pockets, told the pharmacist he had a gun and demanded Oxycontin.

Detectives tell us that after video of the suspect aired, they got a tip that lead them to 50-year-old Curtis Cox of Kingsport. Officers arrested him at his job around lunchtime Monday.

He will be arraigned Tuesday morning.